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Bassiouni, M. Cherif (1999).
Crimes against Humanity in International Criminal Law, 2
nd edition. Dordrecht: Kluwer Law International. Cassese, Antonio
International Criminal Law, 2
nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ed. (2009).
The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Fletcher, George P. (2009). "The Influence of the Common Law and Civil Law Traditions on International Criminal Law." In Cassese, Antonio ed.
The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Part III, pp. 104-110.
Cases / judicial opinions
European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia
Prosecutor v. Martić, (Rule 61 Decision) 8 March 1996, IT-95-11-R61.
, Judgment (Trial Chamber) 7 May 1997, IT-94-1-T. Tadić
(Judgement) 16 November 1998, IT-96-2-T. Prosecutor v.
Zejnil Delalić, Zdravko Mucić aka "Pavo", Hazim Delić and Esad Landžo aka "Zenga"
, Judgment (Trial Chamber) 3 March 2000, IT-95-14-T. Blaskic
, Judgment (Trial Chamber) 02 August 2001, IT-98-33-T. Prosecutor v. Radislav Krstić
(Sentencing Judgment) 2 December 2003, IT-02-60/1-S. Nikolić,
, Judgment (Appeals Chamber) 30 November 2006, IT-98-29-A. Galić
, Judgment (Trial Chamber) 12 December 2007, IT-98-29/1-T. Dragomire Miloŝević
Special Court for Sierra Leone
Special Tribunal for Lebanon
United Kingdom Court of Appeal (England and Wales)
United States Military Tribunal at Nuremberg
Re List and Others (Hostages case), 19 February 1948 (1953) 15 Ann Dig 632.
. Geneva, 16 November 1937. Hudson, Manley (1941), International Legislation, vol. 7, no. 499, p. 862. Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of Terrorism
. Geneva, 16 November 1937. Hudson, Manley (1941), International Legislation, vol. 7, no. 500, p. 878. Convention for the Creation of an International Criminal Court
. Treaty Series, vol. 78, p. 277. Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 9 December 1948. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
. Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 31, p. 85, p. 135 and p. 287, 12 August 1949. The Geneva Conventions
. Tokoyo, 14 September 1963, Treaty Series, no. 10106, p. 220. Convention on offences and certain other acts committed on board aircraft
. New York, 16 December 1966, Treaty Series, vo. 999, p. 171 and vol. 1057, p. 407. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
. The Hague, 16 December 1970, Treaty Series, no. 12325, p. 106. Convention for the suppression of unlawful seizure of aircraft
. Montreal, 23 September 1971, Treaty Series, vol. 974, no. 14118, p. 177. Convention for the suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of civil aviation
. 14 December 1973, Treaty Series, vol. 1035, p. 167. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Internationally Protected Persons, including Diplomatic Agents
Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I) . Treaty Series, vol. 1125, no. 17512,8 June 1977.
. Treaty Series, vol. 1125, no. 17513, 8 June 1977. Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II)
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material. International Atomic Energy Agency, May 1980, INFCIRC/274/ Rev.1.
. New York, 17 December 1979, Treaty Series, vol. 1316, p. 205. International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages
Adopted 23 May 1969, entered into force 27 January 1980. Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331. Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.
. Treaty Series, vol. 1465, p. 85, New York, 10 December 1984. Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
. Rome, 10 March 1988, Treaty Series, vol. 1678, no. 29004, p. 222. Convention for the suppression of unlawful acts against the safety of maritime navigation
1988 Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf. Treaty Series, vol. 1678, no. I-29004, p. 304.
. Montreal, 24 February 1988, Treaty Series, 1990. Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving Civil Aviation
. Montreal, 1 March 1991, ICAO Doc. S/22393, 30 ILM 721 (1001). Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection
. New York, 15 December 1997, Treaty Series, vol. 2149, p. 256. International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings
. New York, 9 December 1999, Treaty Series, vol. 2178, p. 197. International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
. New York, 15 November 2000, Treaty Series, vol. 2225, p. 209. United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
. New York, 31 October 2003, Treaty Series, vol. 2349, p. 41. United Nations Convention against Corruption
. 14 October 2005. Protocol to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation
. New York, 13 April 2005, Treaty Series, vol. 2445, p. 89. International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
. Beijing, 10 September 2010. Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation
International legal instruments
Journal / online articles
African leaders plan mass withdrawal from international criminal court."
The Guardian (Addis Ababa), 31 January. Bagoo, Andre (2011). "
Robbie, grandfather of ICC."
Newsday (Trinidad and Tobago). 17 Tuesday. Cassese, Antonio (2006). "
The Multifaceted Criminal Notion of Terrorism in International Law."
Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 4, issue 5, pp. 933-958. Fidler, David P. (2016). "
Cyberspace, Terrorism and International Law."
Journal of Conflict and Security, vol. 21, issue 3, pp. 475-493. O'Keefe, Roger (2004). "
Universal Jurisdiction: Clarifying the Basic Concept."
Journal of International Criminal Justice, vol. 2, issue 3, pp. 735-760. Scharf, Michael P. (2001). "Application of Treaty Based Universal Jurisdiction to Nationals of Non-Party States."
New England Law Review, vol. 35, issue 2, pp. 363-382. Trahan, Jennifer (2017). "
Reflections on Burundi's Withdrawal from the International Criminal Court."
Opinio Juris, 30 October. Yee, Sienho (2011). "
Universal Jurisdiction: Concept, Logic, and Reality."
Chinese Journal of International Law, vol. 10, issue 3, pp. 503-530. Young, Reuven (2006). "
Defining Terrorism: The Evolution of Terrorism as a Legal Concept in International Law and Its Influence on Definitions in Domestic Legislation."
Boston College International Law and Comparative Law Review, vol. 29, issue 1, pp. 23-105.
United Nations materials
United Nations, Human Rights Committee
United Nations, General Assembly, Human Rights Council (2008).
. 16 December. A/HRC/10/3/Add.2. Promotion and Protection of all Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Including the Right to Development: Mission to Spain. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin United Nations, Human Right Council, Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (2016).
. 15 June. A/HRC/32/CRP.2. 'They Came to Destroy': ISIS Crimes against the Yazidis United Nations, International Law Commission (2014). "
Final Report of the International Law Commission: The obligation to extradite or prosecute (aut dedere aut judicare)". Yearbook of the International Law Commission, vol. II (Part Two). United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
United Nations, Security Council
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